Ergonomics and Injury Prevention
A properly configured work environment can help improve your wellbeing and reduce the risk of workplace injuries, including repetitive strain and back injuries. Employee Health Promotion has programs to help you create a work environment that supports the needs of the human body.
EHP offers ergonomics and injury prevention classes that focus on workstation setup, proper lifting technique, stretching programs, and more. Contact us to schedule a session for your department.
Ergonomic Guidelines and Workstation Setup
Looking for some general information on ergonomics? Wondering how to configure your desk and computer to reduce repetitive strain? Safety & Risk Services (SRS) provides an introduction to healthy work practices and workstation setup.
Individual Ergonomic Assessment
Safety & Risk Services provides individual assessments for employees who are concerned that their workspace is causing pain and discomfort. Visit the SRS Health and Safety web page for information on how to contact them.
Workrave Break Reminder Software
EHP recommends taking regular breaks to help prevent repetitive strain injury. Workrave will remind you to take breaks from computer work at regular intervals throughout the day. It also provides stretching and relaxation tips during breaks. Download Workrave here. Check with your department's IT services before downloading.
If you have further questions about the ergonomics and injury prevention programs we offer, contact EHP at 272-4460 or firstname.lastname@example.org.